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Video: 2019 National Tulip Day

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, the Netherlands’ celebrated its eighth National Tulip Day. This year’s celebration saw more than ten thousand tourists and Amsterdam locals gathered in Dam square to pick their own bouquets of flowers. Over 200,000 tulips from colors across the spectrum were available for free, as part of the annual celebration, with […]

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Amsterdam Church Provides an Unlikely Setting for Buddha’s Life Exhibition

Opened on September 16 and running up to February 3 next year, De Nieuwe Kerk offers a new perspective on Buddhist history and thought in its current exhibition, Buddha’s Life: Path to the Present. The display aims to educate on the life of Buddha, born Siddhartha Gautama, and on Buddhist values as they have since […]

After King’s Day, Amsterdam (Almost) Goes Back to Normal

After receiving thousands of people on King’s Day, Amsterdam dawns cleaned and orange-less. “We are happy that it is clean now in the morning, but we are not happy that it was dirty during the night,” said Divas Budhori.